The webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST
IOI President John R. Walters and Executive member of ANZOA Colin Naeve, signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions.
The Ad Hoc Committee’s consideration of the Public Services Ombudsperson Bill has been completed and it has published its Report.
It is our priviledge to kindly inform you that the election to fill the vacancy on the Board of the European Region of the IOI has been finalised. Ms. Ülle Madise (Chancellor of Justice of Estonia) has been confirmed as Member of the Board of the European Region
The Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario publicly released its submission to the government on the subject of police street checks. The submission was made in August as part of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services’ public consultation on the practice often known as “carding.”
La Defensoría del Pueblo de la provincia de Santa Fe advierte a los ciudadanos que es su derecho realizar las operaciones bancarias por ventanilla, sin restricciones de tipo de operación ni de monto mínimo, encontrándose prohibido que las entidades bancarias cobren suma alguna por tales operaciones, a la vez que reclama a las entidades financieras que actúen en consecuencia.
Carolyn Stieber, died on September 12, 2015. She was the ombudsman at Michigan State University from 1974 to 1991 and a long-time contributor to the international ombudsman community.
The IOI Board of Directors held its annual meeting in Windhoek from 21 to 23 September 2015. The Office of IOI President and Namibia Ombudsman John R. Walters hosted this event and welcomed the members of the Board in Namibia.
On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 a Webinar on “Information as a Tool for Regulation: How Can Transparency Work for You?” will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST. Elena Fagotto, Director of Research of the Transparency Policy Project at Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation will speak about the complex matter of transparency as an policy intervention.
El Defensor del Pueblo porteño, Alejandro Amor, suscribió dos convenios específicos de colaboración con el Comité Argentino de Seguimiento y Aplicación de la Convención Internacional sobre los Derechos del Niño (CASACIDN) y el Equipo Latinoamericano de Justicia y Género (ELA) con el propósito de trabajar conjuntamente contra la violencia de género y los malos tratos a niños, niñas y adolescentes.